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Friday, 19 June 2015

Thomas Hardy: Waiting Both

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[Untitled, Indian Brook, Clarksburg, Ontario]: photo by John Brownlow, 14 April 2006

A star looks down at me,
And says: “Here I and you
Stand, each in our degree:
What do you mean to do, --
Mean to do?”

I say: “For all I know,
Wait, and let Time go by,
Till my change come.” -- “Just so,”
The star says, “So mean I,
So mean I.”


Thomas Hardy (1840-1928): Waiting Both, writ early 1920s, first published in The London Mercury, November 1924, collected in Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles, 1925


Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, from Wild Things XI -- Indian Brook]: photo by John Brownlow, 7 February 2006
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, from Wild Things XI -- Indian Brook]: photo by John Brownlow, 7 February 2006
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, from Wild Things XI -- Indian Brook]: photo by John Brownlow, 7 February 2006


[Untitled, Indian Brook, Clarksburg, Ontario]: photo by John Brownlow, 14 April 2006

Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, Clarksburg, Ontario]: photo by John Brownlow, 5 July 2006
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, Clarksburg, Ontario]: photo by John Brownlow, 27 March 2006
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, Thornbury, Ontario]: photo by John Brownlow, 16 October 2006
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, from Wild Things XXI -- Indian Brook]: photo by John Brownlow, 6 April 2015
 
Untitled | by John Brownlow

[Untitled, from Wild Things XXI -- Indian Brook]: photo by John Brownlow, 7 April 2015

2 comments:

Sandra said...

wait"...(that is the word)..love the commitment between pics and words !

Tisa Walden said...



very beautiful
very beautiful post